Council for Economic Empowerment for Women of Africa, Uganda Chapter (CEEWA-U)

Council for Economic Empowerment for Women of Africa, Uganda Chapter (CEEWA-U) is a non-governmental, non- partisan professional women organization. It was formed in 1995 and was legally registered in 1997/98. CEEWA- U boasts of 27 years of promoting women economic empowerment in Uganda. It plays a key role in the National Development Plan of Uganda (NDP), and the global sustainable development agenda cross cutting SDG 1 –Zero Hunger, SDG 5-Gender Equality, SDG 8-Decent work and economic growth, SDG 13 –Climate Action, and SDG 17-Partnerships for goals. CEEWA-U promotes policies and practices that increase the level of women’s access to, control over, and effective use of economic resources through interventions that: 1. Enhance the capacity of stakeholders to pursue gender responsive programs aimed at enhancing economic status of women and girls, especially the vulnerable. 2. Advocate for gender responsive incentives and interventions for employability and gainful employment for women and adolescent girls. 3. Promote the growth of sustainable and competitive enterprises, especially agro-businesses. 4. Strengthen CEEWA-U’s capacity for self-management, learning and advocacy.
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